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The Secrets of the Medieval convent church – a guided tour in Naantali church

The secrets of the medieval convent church…

… are revealed on a guided tour, which leads to the unique history of the convent church. The tour begins from the Naantali church main entrance during summer Mondays and takes one hour. See the times below. The tour is in Finnish but is summarized in Swedish and English whenever necessary.

The tour introduces the stories of Naantali church in captivating way and is recommended all those who are interested in history and culture.

A guided tour in Naantali church

Naantali church is located next to Naantali old town and is dominating the silhuette of Naantali landscape. Naantali church is a unique sight in Finland and it was built between 1460 and 1480, as the church for the Catholic Brigittine convent.

Nowadays, this only remaining part of the convent is the largest medieval building in Finland, excluding the Turku Cathedral. The Church’s special characteristics include the portraits of Christ painted in connection to the consecration crosses.

The guided tour is in Finnish and it is summarized in Swedish and English when there are international participants.

Times and tickets

Guided tours are organised as regular visits only during the summer season. However, it is also possible to book a private tour for groups of all sizes throughout the year.

Additional information and reservations from Visit Naantali at

The guided tour in Naantali church is suitable also suitable for those who are in wheelchair or have difficulties in movement.

Group tours in Naantali church

Groups can book a private tour in Naantali church from Visit Naantali. The tour is held by a local guide, ask for language options beforehand. Naantali church is a great introduction to start exploring the historical Naantali.

More information and bookings at Visit Naantali